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Articles by Larry Greenemeier
posted in March 2007
New advances in IP-based digital video surveillance cameras, recorders, and analysis software promise to help retailers and other businesses put the kibosh on theft.
AT&T and Trend Micro are both expanding the network-based security services they're offering to business customers.
The intrusion hands the retailer the dubious honor of surpassing the 40 million stolen customers record mark, something that only CardSystems had been able to achieve.
Enrolling users within the Bioscrypt system means first casting a 40,000-point infrared mesh grid over the user's face in order to take measurements.
$8 million in fraudulent purchases uncovered and traced back to T.J. Maxx parent company's data breach.
Detailed context is a differentiator for Endeca.
The U.S. military's latest maneuver could improve search efforts beyond basic keywords and apply search technologies that better help its personnel connect the dots.
Thieves used the stolen customer data to create dummy credit cards for purchasing Wal-Mart and Sam's Club gift cards, and then used those to hit stores in 50 of Florida's 67 counties.
The companies say they can equip a small fleet of emergency response vehicles with enough gear to quickly turn a regular field tent into a temporary command center.
Fortify Software, which has for the past year offered an on-the-fly approach to securing Java-based Web applications, has extended that coverage to include .Net as well.
Virtual machines can improve a system's security, but beware of the many pitfalls.
Blue Lane Technologies debuts an intrusion-prevention system for virtual machines running on the VMware Infrastructure 3 platform.
The Federal Trade Commission's look into TJX, parent of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods, is believed to stem from a recent data breach, which allowed cyberintruders to steal customer data.
Less than 3% of all stolen data actually ends up being used to commit fraud, according to industry experts.
''Security on the Net is actually an arms race in its most classic form,'' says CEO Meg Whitman.
Visa USA president and CEO John Philip Coghlan insists that technology is the solution to combating fraud -- not the cause of it.
Security firms say it depends on whether you believe Microsoft should be judged on how far it's come or how far it has yet to go.
More than 64% of the 627 IT pros surveyed by Ponemon say their companies use identity and access management technology, but few respondents have centralized systems.